Thomas Adams

15 January 1684–
Ilton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Adams was christened on 15 January 1684, in Ilton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Adams, was 33 and his mother, Ann Walden, was 30. He married Sarah Baker on 4 January 1708, in Ashill, Somerset, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Adams
Sarah Baker
Marriage: 4 January 1708
Joan Adams
Malachi Adams

Spouse and Children

4 January 1708
Ashill, Somerset, England


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Adams


    Ann Walden





    John Adams


    Joane Adams


    Benjamin Adams


    Mary Adams


+1 More Child

World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Thomas Addams in entry for John Addams, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Addams in entry for John Addams, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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